U.S. Naval Academy, Nimitz Library
The United States Naval Academy is the Navy's undergraduate college. The Nimitz Library exists to support the mission of the Naval Academy by providing excellent library service on behalf of teaching, research, and other scholarly activity. The Nimitz Library offers comprehensive library services to midshipmen and faculty. Service is also provided to USNA military and civilian staff and their family members, to personnel attached to the other activities of the Annapolis Area Naval Complex, and to local retired faculty members and retired military personnel. To achieve this mission, Nimitz Library offers a wide range of materials in print and electronic formats. In addition to the Library's general holdings, the Library's Special Collections & Archives Department serves as the repository for the Academy's rare books, manuscripts, and photograph collections, as well as the official records (archives) of the U.S. Naval Academy.